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Assistant Mechanical Engineer Rep/ Mechanical Engineer I-III

Job ID: 3474
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023



Title:  Asst. Mechanical Engr/Mechanical Engineer I-III

First Date of Posting: 08/30/2023

Last Date of Filing:    09/20/2023

Authority:                   TA

Department:               Subways

Division/Unit:              MOW Engineering Division/Operating Contracts

Reports to:                 Director, System Support Contracts

Work Location            130 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY

Hours of Work:           8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Assistant Mechanical Engineer- $65,640-$122,168

Mechanical Engineer I- $77,921- $98,128

Mechanical Engineer II- $92,639- $111,917

Mechanical Engineer III- $103,630- $122,168


This position will be responsible for administering various maintenance and repair contracts supporting New York City Transit as well as the preparation of new contracts, modifications, qualification of vendors, project management and special projects. Work includes on-site inspections to ensure contractor compliance, address concerns, process changes orders and maintain consistent follow up on all outstanding issues. This position will also include researching assignments, project planning/supervision, scheduling of work, monitoring of vendor performance and will include but is not limited to direct oversite of the following maintenance/ repair contracts; boilers, fuel tank systems, plumbing, fire suppression/sprinkler systems, emergency generators, UPS and ATS systems. Emergency field coverage and flexibility in work hours are required.  



Assistant Mechanical Engineer- 

 A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in mechanical engineering or
mechatronics and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a Master’s degree from
an accredited college or university in mechanical engineering or mechatronics.
License Requirement: A Motor Vehicle Driver’s License valid in the State of New York may be required
for certain assignments. If required, this license must be maintained for the duration of appointment.
The college or university must be accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies
recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education
Accreditation (CHEA).

Mechanical Engineer I-III-

A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License and either:
1. A master’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and three (3)
years of full-time, satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work; or
2. Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work.
Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration
of your employment.

Special Note:

In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in
Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last
three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project
requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct
the project.


Experience in one or more of the following areas: contract/facilities management; fire safety systems; mechanical/electrical equipment for buildings and facilities.   

Firm understanding of project coordination to minimize impact on both public and transit operations. Ability to coordinate between various NYCT divisions along with New York City and State Agencies. Familiarity with NYC Transit operations, procurement practices/procedures and knowledge of budget process along with construction techniques and methodologies. Excellent oral, written and organization skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential.


Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

All appointments, with the exception of the Department of Subways employees on MABSTOA payroll, will be made on the NYCT payroll.


Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).


MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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